Local Musician To March In Macy's Parade

By Ruth Caruthers

Greenbrier County local, Tia Walkup, has been chosen by the Music Festivals and Tours Oeganization, to be a member of the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Great American Marching Band.

Walkup will have the honor of joining students from every state in the country as a member of this elite marching band. Walkup shares that about 240 students were chosen from across the country tojoin the Thanksgiving Day parade.

Read more in the Wednesday, August 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Jimmy Fortune To Perform For State Fair

By Robert Bordelon

"Come to the State Fair," said Jimmy Fortune, country music singer and performer at this year's State Fair of West Virginia. "Come see me, come take i nthe fair, it's one of the absolute best in the whole country. We're gonna have a ton of fun, reminisce about The Statler Brothers, [and have a] good time. I'm gonna sign autographs and take pictures with every person that wants one, so come on."

Read more in the Tuesday, August 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Online Option For High School Diplomas

By Ruth Caruthers

Effective August 8, the Greenbrier County School system announced a new online pathway for earning a high schoool diploma. The school system provides a virtual option for students in grades 9-12 with course opportunities consistent with the state's academic standards, curriculum frameworks, and assessments.

Read more in the Tuesday, August 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Rainelle Woman Allegedly Commits 90 Counts Of Fraud

By Robert Bordelon

From May 2016 to April 1017, in Rainelle, Joyce Lusk allegedly committed a number of identity theft-related crimes, including check forgery and falsely applying for credit cards in the victim's name. The crimes were discovered when the victim's bank contacted Adult Protective Services after a large number of checks had been written out of the victim's checkbook.

Read more in the Monday, August 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

New White Sulphur Springs Police Chief Aims To Connect With Community

By Ruth Caruthers

White Sulphur Springs Police Department has a new chief, and he has big plans for his department.

Jake Dowdy has been helping others in his community since his late teens when he joined the Frankford Fire Department. He then joined the White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department in 2007 and is still an active volunteer with that station.

Read more in the Monday, August 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Representative Evan Jenkins Discusses Healthcare

By Robert Bordelon

 

Evan Jenkins is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District. He sat down the The WV Daiy News to give an interview on a variety of topics, from West Virginia jobs to healthcare. This is part one of the three-part interview. This first section concerns the House of Representative's bill to repel and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

 

Read more in the Friday, August 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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